World-renowned celebrity and local executive chefs are coming together to celebrate the festival. Join us on Saturday and Sunday to experience live cooking demos, tastings and book signings with celebrity chefs while OC’s finest chefs will be in the Grand Tasting Pavilions serving up savory bites and mingling with guests.

Richard Blais
Juniper + Ivy & Crack Shack
Hubert Keller
Fleur & Burger Bar
Nobu Matsuhisa
Shirley Chung
Ms Chi Cafe
Casey Thompson
Brooke Williamson
Da Kikokiko
Jamie Gwen
Official Newport Beach Wine & Food Host
Antonia Lofaso
Kelsey Barnard Clark
Art Smith
The Art Smith Company
Adriane De Berardinis
John Tesar
Philippe Haddad
Culinary Advisor | Cape Dutch
Jean-Pierre Dubray
The Resort at Pelican Hill
Yvon Goetz
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
Florent & Amelia
Marché Moderne
Brian Huskey
Tackle Box OC
Rainer Schwarz
Driftwood Kitchen
Bryan Brown
Bourbon Steak
Carrie Baird
Bar Dough
Christopher Scott
Butterfunk Kitchen
George Neyra
Fig and Olive
Katsuji Tanabe
The Nixon Chops & Whiskey
Linda Johnson
Filomena's Italian Kitchen
Katy Smith
Peter O’Keefe
Nordstrom Bazille
Chris Polley
True Food Kitchen
Alejandra Padilla
Five Crowns
Tin Vuong
Bluegold & LSXO
Manfred Lassahn
Shin Toyoda
Sushi Roku
Vic Casanova
Balboa Bay Resort
Marc Johnson
Pelican Grill
Mark McDonald
Old Vine Cafe
Greg Stillman
Leatherby’s Café Rouge & Center 360
Kevin Gilbert
Lauren Lawless
Flawless Cuisine
Donald Lockhart
AVEO Table + Bar
Christian Mayares
On The Rocks Bar & Grill
Andy Arndt
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
Leslie Nguyen
Bosscat Kitchen + Libations
David Man
Fashion Island Hotel
Matthew Mintzias
Pizzeria Mozza Newport Beach
Peter Lai
The Blind Rabbit
Roberto Hernandez
Catalina Island Company
Adam Sobel
Cal Mare
Brittany Valles
Oak Grill & Aqua Lounge
Jared Cook
Olea, Cellar. Craft. Cook.


The Daytime Festival on Saturday and Sunday will commence with the ultimate experience for wine lovers of all levels. World-renowned master sommeliers will be hosting educational wine panels and tastings.

Michael Jordan
Master Sommelier
Peter Neptune
Master Sommelier
Georg J Riedel